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martes, 18 de junio de 2019

50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress

50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress
LGBT Americans serve as governors, big-city mayors and members of Congress, and one — Pete Buttigieg — is waging a spirited campaign for ...

The Supreme Court May Erode Decades of Wins for LGBT Worker Rights

The Supreme Court May Erode Decades of Wins for LGBT Worker Rights
For two decades, most of the LGBT movement's highest-profile victories have come at the U.S. Supreme Court. In 2003 the justices issued a ruling ...

Judy Gold: My Awe Never Fades for the Brave LGBT People Who Took a Stand and Said, 'Enough ...

Judy Gold: My Awe Never Fades for the Brave LGBT People Who Took a Stand and Said, 'Enough ...
Comedian Judy Gold tells The Daily Beast: 'We must never allow our community to forget the sacrifices that were made so that we could be out and ...

How Far Have LGBT People Come Since 1969? We Have Gone From Stonewall to ...

How Far Have LGBT People Come Since 1969? We Have Gone From Stonewall to ...
David Mixner recalls that after fighting for civil rights and against the Vietnam War, Stonewall 'was my first real awareness of any LGBTQ movement.

Stonewall 50: 'Bisexual Is the Silent B in LGBT'

Stonewall 50: 'Bisexual Is the Silent B in LGBT'
Bisexual people reportedly make up the largest group—50 percent—of the LGBTQ+ community, but we remain the 'invisible majority.' How can we ...

Nicholas Sparks sorry for 'appearing intolerant' of LGBT pupils at his school

Nicholas Sparks sorry for 'appearing intolerant' of LGBT pupils at his school
Sparks told the former headmaster, Saul Benjamin, who launched a lawsuit against him in 2014, that his decision to stop LGBT students from forming ...

Do Alarmist Surveys Of LGBT Youth Make Their Mental Health Worse?

Do Alarmist Surveys Of LGBT Youth Make Their Mental Health Worse?
A recent study by the Trevor Project shows an alarming number of LGBT youths have considered committing suicide. Do surveys like this help create ...

Brazil's top court uses anti-racism legislation to make discrimination against LGBT people a ...

Brazil's top court uses anti-racism legislation to make discrimination against LGBT people a ...
Since Brazil's democratization in 1988, LGBT rights have been guaranteed through judicial decisions and executive orders, while the Parliament has ...

Church works toward racial reconciliation


In a time when national disunity is high and barriers both intentional and unintentional still divide people along racial lines, several churches in the ...

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Democratic Candidates Focus on Racial Wealth Gap at Economic Forum


Candidates spoke with journalist Soledad O'Brien and covered a range of topics including inequality, the racial wealth divide, jobs, with a particular ...

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Blaming racism for poverty won't solve the problem



While many people equate poverty with the black community, the fact is that 43% of America's poor are non-Hispanic whites and only about 23% are ...

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White Cops Sue San Francisco for Racial Discrimination


San Francisco is being accused of systemic race-based discrimination in a lawsuit filed by 13 white police officers who say they were passed over for ...

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US cuts millions in aid to Central America, fulfilling Trump's vow


Lawmakers had been urging the administration to reverse course, fearing the end of American assistance will only exasperate the rampant poverty, ...

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Supreme Court Dashes Virginia GOP's Hopes for New Map in Racial Gerrymander Case


But today it dealt with a politically significant case involving the older issue of racial gerrymandering — and did so in a manner that avoided the merits ...

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Harvard revokes Parkland shooting survivor's acceptance over racial slurs


 Harvard University has rescinded its admission offer to a survivor of the 2018 massacre at a Florida high school over his past use of racial ...

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Indian-American population grew by 38% between 2010 and 2017: report


According to the report, income inequality has been reported to be the greatest among Asian Americans. Nearly one per cent of the approximately five ...

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